Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has officially signed a letter providing the guarantees required by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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Italian National Olympic Committee President Giovanni Malagò claimed here today that a debate over the future of San Siro will have only a positive effect on the joint bid from Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games.
There has been backing for the joint bid from Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games during a marathon day of travel which involved more than nine hours on the road inspecting facilities.
Dubi admits no contact from Swedish Government since IOC Evaluation Commission visit to Stockholm Åre 2026
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A bid from Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will not be tested by a referendum because Italy's Sports Secretary Giancarlo Giorgetti claimed there was no need because it already has plenty of public support.
Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) President Giovanni Malagò has claimed a decision to spend €38 million (£32 million/$42 million) on renovating the bobsleigh track in Cortina d'Ampezzo for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is justified even though the bid is highlighting the fact it is using mainly existing facilities to help keep costs down.
The slogan "Dreaming together" was unveiled here today as Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games prepared for a key milestone in its campaign.
Italian Government to sign IOC guarantees for Milan Cortina 2026, including €415 million security budget
It was officially confirmed here today that the Italian Government would sign the guarantees required by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) this week for Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Debate over future of San Siro as IOC Evaluation Commission arrive in Italy to inspect Milan Cortina 2026 venues
San Siro – due to host the Opening Ceremony of the 2026 Winter Olympic Games if Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo wins its bid – is at the centre of a row over its future.
Latvia's Government is due to hold a meeting tomorrow to formalise the country's support for the Stockholm Åre bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games.
Government commissioned survey predicts financial boost for Italy if country wins race for 2026 Winter Olympics
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More than half of Swedes would like the country to host the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to a new poll released here today by Stockholm Åre 2026.